VERY COMFORTABLE, completely self contained 2 storey, town-house in a great location, close to the City and North Adelaide, with secure garage parking for 2 cars. Best described as "Your home away from home". You feel at ease as soon as you walk in the door.
The house has everything you could possibly need for a great holiday.
Wi-Fi - We have a pocket modem you can borrow and then you just pay for the recharge. You can check out the pricing online on the Telstra Website. Up to 5 devices can be used at any one time with this device. Please let us know at time of booking if you wish to borrow during your stay.
Bookings of 14-nights or longer are offered a free weekly mid-stay clean, which includes fresh bed linen and towels.
Strictly no smoking indoors, pets, parties or functions.
THE BROMPTON TOWNHOUSE is a spacious 3 bedroom home, kept spotlessly clean. There are 2 queen beds and 1 double bed upstairs and a single bed downstairs if needed. There are 2 Bathrooms upstairs, and an extra 3rd toilet downstairs. (see below for more details)
BEDDING is of a very high standard akin to what you would expect to find in
a 5 star Hotel. They beds are really very comfortable.
MASTER BEDROOM has queen size bed with luxury pillowtop mattress and quilt. Walk in Robe and ensuite bathroom.
SECOND BEDROOM has queen size bed, luxury pillowtop mattress and quilt.
THIRD BEDROOM has double bed with luxury pillowtop mattress.
** Please note all bedrooms and bathrooms are upstairs ** but we have placed an extra single bed in the downstairs study should anyone have difficulty negotiating stairs or if an extra bed is needed for sleeping arrangements, but this is not an extra bedroom and cannot be closed off as is open plan off the main hallway.
The home has absolutely everything you need for a great relaxing stay, - and more importantly, for a good nights sleep. As an extra bonus, the windows upstairs facing East St have been fitted with magnetite windows which act as double glazing for extra noise/sound reduction/comfort.
A PORTA-COT with linens and high chair is available on request at no extra charge.
Cool in summer and warm in winter with ducted evaporative airconditioning / heating.
We have thought of all the little things that you wouldn't normally see in a holiday rental right down to the bake-ware for making cakes if that's your thing.
The OUTDOOR, BBQ and patio area opens onto a garden view, ideal for that romantic outdoor candlelit dinner or also great for those quiet times when you want to sit outside with a good book and just relax the day away.
**ALL LINEN is Supplied**
Also BEACH / POOL TOWELS are supplied.
So the only thing you need to bring is yourself and your personal items.
ENSUITE BATHROOM has full sized bath, separate shower, vanity, mirror, toilet, Hairdryer, Hairspray, Shampoo/Conditioner, Facial Wipes for makeup removal,bathroom scales, 2 non slip mats for bath / shower if needed.
2ND BATHROOM adjacent 2nd & 3rd. bedrooms has shower, vanity,mirror, toilet, heated towel rack, Hairdryer, Hairspray, Facial wipes for makeup removal.
** NOTE there is a downstairs 3rd Toilet with Full size Vanity Unit & Large Mirror and extra (3rd.) hairdryer, hair straightener and curling wand.**
UPSTAIRS RETREAT has two seater lounge and LCD Flat screen TV/DVD.
FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN has large walk in pantry, fridge/freezer, electric oven, gas cooktop, Panasonic Microwave, Dishlex dishwasher, Sunbeam Expresso Coffee Machine, pots, pans, quality serving dishes, microwave dishes, Electric juicer, Vegetable Steamer, 4 slice toaster, Stanley Rogers cutlery, quality crockery, cooking utensils and glassware for every occasion.
FILTERED WATER on TAP, plumbed into the kitchen.
(Absolutely, No need to buy bottled water)
OPEN PLAN LOUNGE / DINING AREA has six person dining table, lounge area with comfy Leather 2 & 3 seater lounge setting, coffee table, LED 50" flat screen TV, DVD player, CD/radio/mp3 player and FOXTEL with BOX OFFICE PAY PER VIEW MOVIES AVAILABLE. (note specialily selected movies on demand or box office sports (pay per view) are charged out at advertised on screen Foxtel rates).
LAUNDRY Front Loading Washing machine, separate Front Loading Clothes dryer and soak tub.
(Clothes line outside & pegs supplied) -
Iron, washing powder and cleaning fluids kept in
Laundry storage cupboards.
Linen Press with extra towels / pool towels/ spare blankets etc
DOWNSTAIRS VANITY AREA - There is an extra 3rd hair dryer here and this is where you will also find the curling wand and hair straightener.
UNDER STAIRS STORAGE AREA - this is where you will find the ironing board, vacuum, broom, mop etc. Porta Cot & High Chair. We usually set the porta-cot up for you upon request in either your bedroom with you or downstairs study area.
LINEN & BABY blankets are supplied for Porta Cot and can be found in Linen Cupboard in Laundry.
FRONT STUDY with desk, chair and telephone for your convenience (only local metro Adelaide 08 calls included free of charge in tariff) Those which start with prefix 13, 19, and any other STD ISD or mobile numbers are not included, please notify us at the end of your stay if you have used the phone for any calls other than local 08 calls, so we can charge to your bond before refunding).
OUTSIDE has lovely peaceful garden outlook with paved undercover entertaining area, 8 person outdoor setting, Large gas BBQ with roasting hood.
DOUBLE GARAGE: Access from rear of property. (Corner Picton St /Plane Way)
The 2 car garage at the rear of the property is quite secure,
with remote controlled roller-doors.
SECURITY - All outer doors have dead locks. The house is alarmed for long term stay use if required. There are roller shutters on the upstairs bedrooms facing East St.
SORRY, NO PETS allowed.
SMOKING - Allowed outdoors only Butt Bins Provided
NO PARTY POLICY:- Gatherings of 8 or more people require owner approval in writing.
TRANSPORT & CONVENIENCE SHOPPING:-
The house is within an easy walking distance to both bus and train transport
& for convenience shopping on Torrens Rd. (2 min walk) there is a 24/7 BP On The Run with Mini Mart, Aporto dine in or takeaway restaurant & Bakery or Foodworks 7 day Supermarket only about five minutes walk away.
If driving, there is a larger Foodland Supermarket (approx 2kms). (off Hawker St. or South Rd)
or exactly 4kms down Torrens Rd towards the beach is;-
Arndale Central Shopping Centre with Coles, Woolworths, Big W, Harris Scarfe, heaps of Specialty shops & Eatieries, Bakeries, Butchers, Telco's and a Cinema
(Note when you see the Red Rooster Restaurant / Takeaway, turn right at this intersection and then turn left into the Centre carpark behind the restaurant.
**SHOPPING BAGS / trolley are supplied, you will find these in the storage area under the stairs** In SA it is necessary that you either take your own shopping bags or purchase at the checkout.
HOTELS / RESTAURANTS CLOSE BY:-
HAWKER STREET CAFE - 5 min walk (22 Hawker St) Breakfast, Bruch / Lunch /
Open Tues - Thurs 8.30am - 4pm, Sat & Sun 8.30am - 2pm
Visit Websites for blogs / reviews
TAVERNA GREEK PSISTARIA - 5 min walk (28a Hawker St) Dinner Only
Open 6-9pm Visit Websites for blogs/reviews
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB - 5 min walk (29 Torrens Rd) towards the City
and there you will find the fabulous Bombay Bicycle Club.
This is an Upmarket Indian Themed Hotel & Restaurant and definitely worth a visit. Even though themed Indian, They have a quite a reasonable menu with plenty of different a-la-carte food choices, not only Indian Food Choices.
You can either choose casual bar or outdoor eating or quality upmarket restaurant.
For the restaurant bookings are mostly required for larger groups especially weekends.
Also, they have a very comfortable gaming lounge with large sofa lounges with tea & coffee facilities as well as another fully equipped bar area.
BROMPTON PARK HOTEL, where the old meets the new for Stone Grill plus A-la-carte Menu - First St. Brompton
EXCELSIOR HOTEL at 110 Coglin St. / corner Hawker St has an excellent Steak menu.
Sometimes best to book if dining out in large groups.
If you enjoy swimming, but don't feel up to driving to the beach, within walking distance is the Adelaide Aquatic Centre. Apart from the variety of pools there, there is a swim shop, gym, spa's, sauna's and cafeteria
It is surrounded by beautiful parkland's and has a great playground if you have young children.
(The rates at the pool are very reasonable for non member visits, just pay as you go.) - We supply pool towels at the house, so no need to bring with you.
Or if you prefer other sports, maybe a round of Golf, - take a short drive and you will find the Prestigious North Adelaide Golf Club on Strangways Tce at North Adelaide.
Or perhaps the Tennis on Memorial Drive closer to the city. This is located next to "The Next Generation Gym" a huge very upmarket gym complex with pool, spa, sauna, squash centre, pilates groups, cafe and bar.
Right next door to the Tennis and Next Generation Gym is the famous, recently redeveloped Adelaide Oval Entrance to the Cricket and Football.
LOCAL FEATURES -
FOR EASY DOOR TO DOOR DIRECTIONS AND MAPS GO TO:-
Want to know whats on or get reviews and location maps of Adelaide's Restaurants, Pubs, & Clubs - then do a google search - whatsonadelaide
If you are coming over for events at either Coopers Stadium (home of Adelaide United FC), the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, or the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, take note that you can walk to these events if you choose to, or take a short taxi ride.
For public Transport, there is a train station within 200m of the house (Ovingham) which will take you direct to the City (2 stops) The Adelaide Central Train Station is located on North Tce, right next door / alongside to the Adelaide Casino and Convention Centre Complex. The Adelaide Festival Centre and River Torrens, where you can enjoy lunch or dinner at the Festival Centre Cafe or try out the paddle boats or even take a ride on "popeye" for a cruise of the river or step off at the Adelaide Zoo.
(Also, Note there is a tram stop at the Port Road end of East St at Thebarton, just oustide the Adelaide Entertainment Centre, and this will take you right through the city, stopping at Rundle Mall, The Adelaide Town Hall, The Adelaide Hilton, within walking distance to the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds, within walking distance to the Highway Inn Hotel, outside the Morphettville Racecourse and Morphettville Junction (Silks Brasserie & Sports Bar) and on down to Glenelg & the Marina Pier)
LOCAL SHOPPING / CINEMAS
@Thai (home delivery) order online
BP 24hr Fuel, Carwash, Minimart & Oporto Restaurant, 200m
Brompton post office, 300mtrs
Brompton Friendly IGA Grocer 7 day supermarket (right next door to post office,
open till 9pm daily.)
Bangkok Delight (Thai Takeaway) next door to Post Office & IGA (87 Torrens Rd)
Brompton Supa Deli 300 mtrs
Brompton Take Away Chicken Shop 400 mtrs
McDonalds Family Restaurant 1km
Hawker Street Cafe - 800m 22 Hawker St (cnr East & Hawker)
8.30 -4pm Tues-Thur,8.30-2pm Sat & Sun
Taverna Greek Psistaria - 800m (cnr East & Hawker)
Bombay Bicycle Club (hotel) 200 mtrs - 29 Torrens Rd (towards city) 9am - late
BWS (Liquor Store) Croydon - 201 South Rd Ridleyton - 1.4kms
(corner Hawker St & South Rd)
Larger Local IGA/Foodland - 191 South Rd Croydon - 1.5kms
(next door to BWS Liquor Store)
Arndale Centro Shopping Centre (Cnr Torrens Rd/Hanson Rd 4kms)
(has Coles/Woolworths & Big W, among other specialty shops)
Movie Cinemas at Arndale Centro as above 4kms
HEALTH & FITNESS;-
RPM 24/7 FITNESS CENTRE AT ARNDALE CENTRAL -no joining fees/contracts.
- 4KMS - Cnr Torrens & Hanson Rds ph:
CHILDRENS PLAYGROUNDS:- etc
PRINCESS PAMPER PARTIES:- iLOOKMYSTYLE
Shop 5-7, 499 Port Road Croydon SA.
Ph (next to Officeworks)
Note: There are over 30 different themes to choose from, including High Tea, a soccer themed room (complete with grass floor), check out their website for details. Even an underwater hairdressing themed hairdressing salon for the little lads or princess pamper room for the girls.
ALONGSIDE THE PALAIS HOTEL AT SEMAPHORE BEACH IS A VERY POPULAR CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND.
PARKS COMMUNITY CENTRE POOL - $24M UPGRADE JUST FINISHED
2 - 46 COWAN ST., ANGLE PARK - 4.KMS - 8 MINS BY CAR
- 1 X 25 MTR HEATED INDOOR POOL
- 3 X OUTDOOR POOLS
THE BEACH HOUSE - 15. kms - 20 mins by Car - Colley Tce, Glenelg
- Great Fun For Adults and Children Alike, - Arcade Games, Water Slides, Ferris
Wheel, Carousel, Train, Bumper Boats, Dodgem Cars, Play Castle, Face
Painting, Mini Golf, Cafe & Birthday Party Catering - ph:
NORTH ADELAIDE AQUATIC CENTRE -500mts
- Jeffcott St North Adelaide (just past Torrens Rd /Fitzroy & Park Tce Intersection)
- More than just pools, although the Main pool is a 50 mtr lap pool and is
- available for casual use.
- 2nd Pool is a diving pool with 3M platform and 1M & 3M Springboards
(avail for casual use Mon, Wed,Fri&Sat 12 - 4pm)
- 3rd & 4th pools are Liesure Pools - Cascade Pool and Octopool
The Centre also has a fitness centre, Steam Room, Spa's and Sauna.
Also there is a great playground and plenty of room to run around with a ball outside for the children.
BEACHES -, it is only a 15 minute drive or so, depending on which beach you would like to go to.
SEMAPHORE BEACH & Semaphore Rd Shopping Precinct has a Cinema, Pubs, Clubs, Supermarket, Restaurants and casual eatieries, Antique Shops and more.
On the foreshore you will find The Palais Hotel, Children's playgrounds, a Carousel and Train Ride.
GLENELG BEACH & Jetty Rd Shopping Precinct is also very popular area with tourists and locals alike, with a Cinema, Shopping complex, Pubs, Clubs, Supermarkets, Restaurants and casual eateries and also entertainment options for both children and adults.
If you would like to do a day trip and take the tram to Glenelg via Adelaide City Centre, you have a few different options.
First - You can either walk 15 mins to the end of East St to The Adelaide Entertainment Centre Tram Stop. on Port Rd.
or secondly, you can drive 5 mins and park the car either for free if there are available parks in the vicinity of the Tram Station or pay to park with the "Park & Ride" option at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre Car Park, then take the tram to the City or Glenelg.
( You can't miss the tram stop, it is in the centre median strip on Port Rd. - just to the left as you exit East St.)
or 3rd option is to take the train (2 min walk across Torrens Rd. to Ovingham Train Station) into the city and then get the tram from there. There is a tram stop right out the front of the train station in North Tce in the City of Adelaide.
POPULAR SHOPPING / EATERIES / ENTERTAINMENT
North Adelaide Shopping Precinct, O'Connell St - 2kms - Picadilly Cinema Complex, Cafes, Foodland & IGA Supermarkets, Banks, Hotels, Hairdressers, Restaurants - Thai, Italian, Greek, Indian, Aussie, Chinese, Pizza, 24 hour Bakery,Seafood etc. etc
Adelaide City - Rundle St. East - excellent quality restaurants such as Universal Bar, Lemongrass and many others.
Rundle St East Precinct- you will find hotels such as The Stag, PJ O'Briens, The Botanic Bar, The Belgian Beer Cafe, The Austral, & The Exeter.
Rundle Mall in the city open 7 days for shopping - 4.2kms - (parking stations - Cnr Rundle St East / Pultney St, Gawler Place or North Tce Adelaide)
Harris Scarfe parking is in Grenfell St.
Look for U Park parking stations as they are cheaper than others.
For great "Pub Meals" - you might like to try the Seaton Hotel on Tapleys Hill Rd or The Birkenhead Hotel down at Port Adelaide - These meals are of a very high standard and not overpriced. These two hotels are so popular you definitely have to book even on week days.
Melbourne St. Precinct - Hotels and restaurants 2.5kms
The Parade at Norwood - Good Shopping - Cinemas and more excellent restaurants, plus the very popular casual cafe style of dining at Bongiornos and others. (If you are a smoker, then Bongiornos might be for you. As well as their indoor cafe, they have an outdoor sidewalk eating area which is heated in winter.)
Looking for somewhere to go on a Friday night - try the refurbished upmarket Bath Hotel on the Parade at Norwood - very popular - age range from 25 onwards. Parking can be difficult here - Look for the offstreet (P) parking stations signs if you can't find an easy park close by.
Gouger Street Adelaide - very popular for great restaurants and hotels and here you will also find Chinatown along with
The Adelaide Central Market. There is plenty of inexpensive parking available at the Adelaide Central Market.
Upmarket Bar/ Restaurant try the Mesa Lunga Spanish Tapas Restaurant and Sangria Bar next door on the corner of Morphett & Gouger St.
There are so many excellent restaurants on Gouger St, it is hard to name them all.
North Adelaide Golf Club 3kms
Adelaide City Golf Club 3kms
Adelaide Acquatic Centre 500m (walk or drive)
Adelaide Entertainment Centre 2.37kms
Hindmarsh Soccer Stadium 2.4kms
Memorial Drive Tennis Courts 2.7kms
Adelaide Oval Complex 2.7kms - Aussie Rules Football & Cricket
Next Generation Gym 2.7kms
Santos Stadium 5kms
Powerhouse (The Dome basketball stadium) 5kms
HOSPITALS / MEDICAL CENTRE
Memorial Hospital 2.5kms (next to Womens & Childrens Hosp)
Hindmarsh Medical Centre - 7 day clinic, Port Rd Hindmarsh- 2.kms
Adelaide Womens and Childrens Hospital - 2kms
Ronald McDonald House 2.kms - cnr Kermode and King William Rd.
Calvary Hospital and Mary Potter Hospice - 89 Strangways Tce Nth Adelaide 2.5km
Royal Adelaide Hospital -4.5kms - Corner Frome Rd/North Tce
Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Woodville Rd. Woodville - 6km (10mins)
Ashford Community Hospital - 7kms - (12 mins)
Calvary Wakefield St Hospital -6kms - (10mins)
South Tce Hospital 6kms - 10 mins
OTHER LOCAL FEATURES
ADELAIDE CASINO - NORTH TCE ADELAIDE 3.5kms
Adelaide Festival Centre 3kms - King William Rd
Adelaide Museum and Art Gallery - North Terrace - 4kms
Adelaide Botanical Gardens - Enter cnr North Tce & East Tce
Adelaide National Wine Centre 4.73kms- Cnr North Tce and Hackney Rd
Adelaide University - North Terrace/Pultney St
Adelaide Migration Museum -Kintore Ave - 4kms
Government House - 3.6kms Cnr North Tce & King William St
Parliament House opposite Cnr. of Government House
Royal Adelaide Showgrounds 7.26kms
OTHER ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS
(for other Adelaide Events or something to do whilst on holiday here do a google search on "Adelaide Events" - "Adelaide whats on" - "foodi" or "weekend notes" , I use this one a lot to see a variety of events being held in and around Adelaide City and Suburbs.
WEDNESDAY NIGHTS it is 1/2 price Oyster night at the OYSTER BAR, ( Holdfast Shores Marina- Glenelg) with live entertainment, just great in the summer overlooking the Marina. Winter is just fine too, with gas heating for outdoor dining supplied.
There is plenty of car parking, either on street or covered car park under the Holdfast Promenade Apartments and Restaurants,Glenelg.
Every Saturday from 9am - Adelaide Hills Farmers Market
(23 Mann St. Mt. Barker)
Every Saturday from 8.30am -1pm - Hahndorf Community Markets -
(except in December) St. Michael's Church car park, Balhannah Road
SATURDAYS 8am - 12pm - Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market (only a 40min drive from
SUNDAYS - 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month - GILLES STREET MARKETS- Adelaide City 10 -4pm
20th July - Adelaide V Liverpool FC (Adelaide Oval -5 min drive to oval)
14th - 16th Aug - Barossa Gourmet Weekend
4th - 13th Sep - Royal Adelaide Show
4th October - 2015 SA Open Dance Sport Championship at
Titanium Security Arena - Findon (formerly Clipsal Powerhouse)
3rd - 10th Oct - Australian Masters Games
14th - 18th Oct - ITU Duatholon World Champioships
October 2015 - Adelaide Film Festival
Oct - November - Fleurieu art Prize
November - Clare Film Festival
21st - 29th Nov - Pacific School Games
27th Nov - Day / Night Cricket - Adelaide Oval
5th December - Robbie Williams concert - AAMI Stadium
15th December - Elton John - Adelaide Entertainment Centre (can walk to Entertainment Centre from Brompton if fit)
16th - 24th Jan - Santos Tour Down Under
23rd Mar - 29th Mar - Australian National Championship Dragon Boat Festival
30th Mar - 7th April - World Champioships Dragon Boat Festival
ATTRACTIONS / DAY TOURS:
TAKE the HINDMARSH TO GLENELG BEACH TRAM TO VISIT
JETTY RD - SHOPPING, THE GRAND HOTEL, THE DUBLIN HOTEL, GLENELG JETTY HOTEL, RESTAURANTS AND ALSO just a short walk along the beach is the
HOLDFAST SHORES MARINA PIER with more great upmarket RESTAURANTS around the Marina and the OAKS PLAZA PIER HOTEL with its own restaurants and Bars. (7 days)
Also at the Marina Pier, you will find :-
HELLUVA JET BOAT RIDES & TEMPTATION SAILING (58FT Catamaran) available for hire.
DIVING - If you are interested in Diving, walk across the LOCK at Marina Pier, then walk along Cygnet Drive on your right past a few houses until you come to Adelaide Scuba (Patawalonga Frontage)
HARBOUR TOWN OUTLET SHOPPING CENTRE 7 days (close to airport)
IKEA - next to Adelaide Airport
LARGEST ROCKING HORSE AT GUMERACHA TOY FACTORY
NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM BIRDWOOD
CLELAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE PARK, MT. LOFTY SUMMIT RD.
HAHNDORF HISTORIC GERMAN TOWNSHIP
HAHNDORF "HANS HEYSENS HISTORIC HOME - THE CEDARS"
BAROSSA VALLEY WINE DISTRICT
CLARE VALLEY WINE DISTRICT
(visit Mintaro Mews where Picnic at Hanging Rock was filmed)
McLAREN VALE WINE DISTRICT
VICTOR HARBOUR / GOOLWA / HINDMARSH ISLAND MARINA
GREENHILLS ADVENTURE PARK AT VICTOR HARBOR
Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking, Dishwasher
- Pay Television, DVD player, In-house Movies/Videos, Stereo
- High chair, Cot
- Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave, Dishwasher
- Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities, Towels Supplied
- Airconditioning, Heaters
- Clothes dryer, Washing Machine
- Non-Smoking, Parking
- Hair Dryer (3), Curling Wand / Hair Straightener, Secure Double Garage , Security Alarm, Upstairs Retreat with 2nd TV, Courtyard Garden, Foxtel movies, sports & pay per view movies, Porta Cot / High Chair on request, Undercover Entertaining Area
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